How to request an NZeTA
Find out how to request an NZeTA (New Zealand electronic Travel Authority) and how much it costs. Allow 72 hours for your request to be processed.
Request and pay for your NZeTA
You can request an NZeTA using the:
- NZeTA website
- NZeTA mobile app — search "NZETA" in the App Store or Google Play
An NZeTA is valid for 2 years. Check the Immigration NZ website for costs and processing times.
Most people will also have to pay the International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL).
Refunds and cancellations
You should get an email receipt within minutes. You’ll find out if your request is accepted within 72 hours. You can also check your NZeTA status online.
If you change your dates
You can use the NZeTA for multiple visits and it lasts for up to 2 years.
You’ll need to pay for a new NZeTA if you change your travel dates by more than 2 years.
At the border
You do not have to show your NZeTA at the border.